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The natural history of North-Carolina. : With an account of the trade, manners, and customs of the Christian and Indian inhabitants. Illustrated with copper-plates, whereon are curiously engraved the map of the country, several strange beasts, birds, fishes, snakes, insects, trees, and plants, &c.

Published 1737

An almost verbal transcript of John Lawson's A new voyage to Carolina, which was first printed in serialized form under title "A new voyage to Carolina" as part of "A new collection of voyages and travels", compiled by John Stevens from 1708-1710, and printed in cumulation in London, 1711 and issued separately in London, 1709. Cf. North American review, v. 23, p. 288-289

List of subscribers: p. vii-xv

"Some few words of the Indian language", p. 407, contains numbers, and general vocabulary and phrases in the English, Tuskeruro [i.e. Tuscarora, a language in the Iroquois family spoken by a tribe in New York State and Ontario], Pamticoe [a language spoken by the Pamlico Indians, who lived in Virginia], and Woccon languages [as spoken by a Siouan tribe near Piedmont, North Carolina]. This list is a highly truncated form of the glossary in John Lawson's A new voyage to Carolina

Signatures: a b A-3E

Engraved head and tail pieces; initials


Church, E.D. Discovery

Alden, J.E. European Americana

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800


John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full speckled calf

Publisher Dublin : Printed by James Carson, in Coghill's Court, Dame-street, opposite to the Castle-Market. For the author
Pages 448
Language English; Iroquoian; Siouan
Call number b5722938
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes Foldout map facing page 1.

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